Breaktime - Quiz

2nd September 2011 at 01:00
This week ... ready, steady, cook!

1. Which French chef said: "Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness"?

2. Whose restaurant had 400 requests for every table but still made a loss and closed in July?

3. Jamie Oliver has two GCSEs. What are they?

4. The Greenhouse restaurant in Mayfair rose to fame in the 1990s when it was well known for its faggots and other English classics. Who was the chef at this time?

5. What was the title of Elizabeth David's first book, published in 1950?

6. What was the name of the former mayor of Nice who was convicted and jailed for corruption in 1993 - and who was the author of Cuisine Nicoise: Recipes from a Mediterranean Kitchen?

7. He trained under Marco Pierre White, Albert Roux, Guy Savoy and Joel Robuchon and his first wholly owned restaurant was awarded three Michelin stars in just three years. Who is he?

8. "Never quite as shaggy, messy and disgusting as he first appears, his great knowledge, passion, insight, intelligence and skill are hidden under the silliest hair in Europe." Who said this of which chef?

9. Which famous TV chef, whose catchphrase was "this won't stretch your purse", once said: "Everyone is entitled to a piece of really good cake at least once a year."

10. Which food writer devoted two pages of one of her cookery books telling readers how to boil an egg?

Quiz answers: 1. Escoffier 2. Ferran Adria - the restaurant was el Bulli in Catalonia 3. Art and geology 4. Gary Rhodes 5. 'A Book of Mediterranean Food' 6. Jacques Medecin 7. Gordon Ramsay 8. Stephen Fry of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 9. Fanny Craddock 10. Delia Smith in 'How to Cook, Book One'

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